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Jacob Lew Treasury Secretary

The Greatest Disappointment

Mike Lux | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

There is a new report out once again reminding us of the greatest disappointment progressives have in the Obama administration: the lack of toughness in regards to Wall Street. Until the Obama administration fixes this problem, the rest of the economy is going to keep suffering.

Zach Carter

Lew Dodges Citigroup Questions At Confirmation Hearing

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jack Lew, President Barack Obama's nominee for Treasury Secretary, maneuvered around questions during a Wednesday confirmation hearing a...

Jacob Lew: Another Brick in the Wall Street on the Potomac

William K. Black | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
William K. Black

Obama likes to surround himself with failures. Geithner set the pattern. He was supposed to be the principal regulator of most of the largest U.S. bank holding companies. He was an abject failure. Lew has gone from failure to failure. He was one of the architects of both of the Clinton administration's disastrous statutory deregulatory actions that helped produce the epidemic of accounting control fraud that drove the Great Recession. Emanuel and Daley were failures as directors of Fannie and Freddie. Obama has put failed anti-regulators in positions where they can best undermine the reregulatory effort that is essential to reduce the risk and harm of future crises.

Let Us Now Examine Jack Lew's Handwriting Because Why Not

Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Mark Gongloff

So it looks like Jacob "Jack" Lew is indeed going to be President Obama's next Treasury Secretary, NBC's John Harwood reported on Wednesday. The first question everybody wants answered about him is, naturally, what is the deal with his crazy handwriting?

Report: Major CEO Approached About Treasury Secretary Job

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

The White House has approached Kenneth Chenault, CEO of American Express, about becoming Treasury Secretary, Commerce Secretary, or a senior adviser, ...